Racial Unity: Systems & Preconceptions
For today’s link, we are sharing a story that demonstrates the ways race (and gender and socioeconomic class) can trigger responses that work for or against you. As you read this story, it might be helpful for you to imagine how a similar situation would play out for you, versus someone coming from a different culture or background.
It was then that I felt every discrimination heaped on top of me: I am a woman alone, I am Latina and my name and my son’s name reflected that. I am suspect.
Read the whole post here: Intersectionality Means They Can Discriminate Against You For More Than One Reason